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Greece’s Foreign Ministry Condemns Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found on Synagogue, Holocaust Memorial in Larissa

The Greek Foreign Ministry condemned anti-Semitic graffiti found on a synagogue and Holocaust memorial in Larissa in a statement released on Friday, describing the act as "abhorrent" and "heinous." According to a press release by the Jewish Community of Larissa,...

Greece's Foreign Ministry Slams Turkish Defense Minister

In a strongly-worded statement issued on Thursday morning, the Greek Foreign Ministry responded to the provocative statements made by Hulusi Akar, Turkey's defense minister and a former four-star general in the Turkish armed forces. Akar had previously stated that...

Greece Slams New Turkish 'Provocation' in the Aegean

The Greek ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement slamming Turkey after it emerged that a Turkish ship will conduct unauthorized seismic research in a section of the Greek continental shelf. This statement follows a series of similarly provocative...

Russian Ambassador to Greece Calls Diplomats' Expulsion 'Disappointing'

Russia's Ambassador to Greece Andrey Maslov criticized the Greek government decision to expel two Russian diplomats and bar two others from entering Greece, calling it "disappointing". On Friday morning, the Russian ambassador posted three consecutive tweets expressing his disappointment after...

Foreign Ministry: 'Greece Supports Spain's Territorial Integrity'

The foreign ministry said on Sunday Greece rejects unilateral actions by Catalonia to undermine Spain's territorial integrity, in the wake of the region's parliamentary vote to declare independence from Spain. "Greece supports Spain's territorial integrity and rejects unilateral actions that...

Foreign Ministry Expresses Abhorrence Over Las Vegas and Marseille Terrorist Attacks

The Greek foreign ministry (MFA) expressed its abhorrence on Monday over the attacks in Las Vegas and Marseille on Sunday night, and the Greek people's sympathy for the American and French people, respectively, with dual-language messages on Twitter. In tweets...

Greece Expresses Abhorrence at Deadly Attacks in Tehran

Greece’s foreign ministry expressed its abhorrence on Wednesday for the violent attacks at the Iranian Parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran. “We unequivocally condemn terrorism in all its forms and we express our full support for the...

FM: Greece has Long and Systematically Supported a Just and Viable Solution to Cyprus Issue

Greek Foreign Ministry spokesperson Stratos Efthymiou stated the following in response to a journalist's question on a statement made today by Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hüseyin Müftüoğlu regarding the developments in Cyprus: “Greece has long and systematically supported the finding...

Greek Foreign Ministry: Turkish Navy in Agathonisi Is 'Flagrant Violation of International Law'

The violation of Greek territorial waters from Turkish Navy vessels in the area of Agathonisi on Monday constitutes a "flagrant violation of international law,” the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “It is clear that there are forces in...

Greece's Foreign Ministry Condemns 'Heinous' Terrorist Attack Outside British Parliament

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned the terrorist attack outside the British Parliament on Wednesday, describing it as a "cowardly act" and noted Greece's support for the people of the United Kingdom: “We express our abhorrence at the heinous...